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John Peel at 60

Barney Hoskyns, The Independent, August 1999

"WHY DO people always have a go at Belgium?" These are the first words uttered by John Peel on the night of Tuesday 24th August, 1999, when his show is being broadcast live from his home near Stowmarket, Suffolk. "This," he adds with scarcely a pause, "is the programme that quite likes Belgium."

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